The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 65 45 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.75% 2.29% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.63% 14.75% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £35,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
315 305 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.18% 15.51% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 245 236 204
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - 18 £65,000 -
Warrington +9 17 £37,500 +30.20% 4
Knutsford +7 7 £32,000 -
Chester - 7 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow 0 4 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Runcorn -1 3 - -
Crewe - 3 £37,000 - 2
Macclesfield +16 1 £35,000 -
Daresbury -1 1 £40,000 +81.81%
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 80 (76.19%) WAN
2 51 (48.57%) Cisco
3 50 (47.62%) DNS
4 46 (43.81%) DHCP
5 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
6 42 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
7 41 (39.05%) Firewall
8 40 (38.10%) Windows
9 33 (31.43%) CCNP
10 31 (29.52%) SSL
11 30 (28.57%) VMware
12 29 (27.62%) iSCSI
13 28 (26.67%) Network Security
14 27 (25.71%) Citrix
15 26 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
16 23 (21.90%) ITIL
17 21 (20.00%) VLAN
17 21 (20.00%) Degree
18 20 (19.05%) CCIE
18 20 (19.05%) BGP
18 20 (19.05%) OSPF
19 18 (17.14%) CCNA
19 18 (17.14%) SCCM
19 18 (17.14%) Load Balancing
20 17 (16.19%) Fibre Channel
20 17 (16.19%) HTTP
20 17 (16.19%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.71%) Lync
3 5 (4.76%) IIS
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle 9iAS
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) ProjectWise
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Primavera
2 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (76.19%) WAN
2 50 (47.62%) DNS
3 46 (43.81%) DHCP
4 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
4 41 (39.05%) Firewall
5 31 (29.52%) SSL
6 29 (27.62%) iSCSI
7 28 (26.67%) Network Security
8 26 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (20.00%) VLAN
10 20 (19.05%) OSPF
10 20 (19.05%) BGP
11 17 (16.19%) Wireless
11 17 (16.19%) HTTP
11 17 (16.19%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (15.24%) FCoE
12 16 (15.24%) VoIP
13 15 (14.29%) VPN
13 15 (14.29%) MPLS
14 13 (12.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.90%) AppScan
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.52%) Back Office
3 8 (7.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Network Security Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Security Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Senior Security Engineer
3 19 (18.10%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) IT Support
4 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Administrator
5 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.86%) JSP
2 3 (2.86%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.90%) REST
3 2 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (8.57%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.57%) Life Science
2 9 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.67%) EPoS
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.86%) RMADS
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.10%) Windows
2 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.43%) UNIX
5 11 (10.48%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 16 (15.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (9.52%) Service Management
7 8 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (7.62%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.67%) Migration
9 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.71%) Network Management
10 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.76%) Security Patching
10 5 (4.76%) Data Security
10 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (4.76%) Service Continuity Management
10 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.81%) Open Source
11 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Prolog
4 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.90%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) C++
5 2 (1.90%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
6 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (31.43%) CCNP
3 21 (20.00%) Degree
4 20 (19.05%) CCIE
5 18 (17.14%) CCNA
6 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (11.43%) MCSE
8 7 (6.67%) MCSA
8 7 (6.67%) HND
8 7 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.81%) CEH
11 3 (2.86%) MCTS
11 3 (2.86%) MCITP
11 3 (2.86%) OCP
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.86%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.76%) vSphere
4 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.81%) vCloud
6 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.86%) XenApp
7 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) SCCM
2 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.81%) WSUS
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (48.57%) Cisco
2 43 (40.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.57%) VMware
4 27 (25.71%) Citrix
5 11 (10.48%) Juniper
6 10 (9.52%) HP
7 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.76%) Symantec
9 4 (3.81%) BT
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle
9 4 (3.81%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.81%) EMC
10 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.86%) IBM
10 3 (2.86%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) Avaya
10 3 (2.86%) CommVault
11 2 (1.90%) Mitel
11 2 (1.90%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.95%) SonicWALL
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 7 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Cognitive Group
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Winsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 23 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 24 days ago